Tooth Removal / Wisdom Tooth

Best 15 tips to good healing after a tooth removal

What is tooth removal? Tooth removal or tooth extraction is the surgical removal of a tooth. Your  tooth is held to the surrounding ( alveolar ) bone by way of a ligament called...

Myths and Facts about tooth removal clarified

  Dr R M Lalitha , Senior Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon clarifies 'Myths and facts about tooth removal'     Is tooth removal is painful? No ……….With the use of highly efficient local aesthetics and better armamentarium,...

12 things to remember after a tooth removal

Removal of a tooth can be because of various reasons. An impacted wisdom tooth, a badly decayed tooth, extremely loose tooth, or a crooked tooth that needs to make way for...

Should I get my wisdom tooth removed?

There are several reasons why you tooth has to be removed. An impacted Wisdom tooth is one such reason. What is an Impacted Wisdom Tooth? The Wisdom tooth or the third molar is...

What is “dry socket”?

Dry socket is a painful condition that occurs after a tooth removal. This is a severe pain that starts 2-3 days after the removal and lasts for upto 7 days. Although...

15 Home remedies for wisdom tooth pain

A wisdom tooth is the last molar ( back tooth ) that comes into your mouth. The wisdom tooth generally erupts between 18-21 years of age. However, in some of you...

5 Reasons Why a tooth has to be removed

We all have two sets of teeth – milk teeth and permanent teeth.  Milk teeth is the first set of teeth that the body produces.  The baby teeth fall off and then...